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Medal

Object Number: 
2008.42.258
Date: 
1899
Medium: 
Bronze
Dimensions: 
diameter: 35.3mm (1 3/8 in.)
Description: 
Bronze struck medal with obverse showing right facing bust-length portrait of Dewey with outer border of laurel wreath; legend: "RECEPTION OF ADMIRAL DEWEY BY THE CITY OF NEW YORK 1899". Reverse shows male angel seated to right blowing horn and bearing branch; ship at left sailing towards sun in background; legend: "1899"
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Naval History Society, 1925
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group